As a firm of lawyers and as a business, we know one size does not fit all. We aim to provide you with what your business needs by delivering practical solutions based advice holistically from across our specialist practice areas. Our aim is to expert legal advice that adds value by anticipating and minimising the legal and commercial risks for our clients.
So whether it is a simple supply contract or a complex business arrangement, we provide commercial, practical and cost-effective advice for a wide range of commercial situations.
Our commercial group provide the full range of specialist commercial advice on the following:
- Supply agreements
- Distribution, agency and marketing agreements
- Franchising and outsourcing agreements
- Intellectual property protection and exploitation
- Merchandising and sponsorship
- Software licensing and development agreements
- Consultancy agreements
- Management agreements
- Confidentiality undertakings
- Leasing and hire
- Consumer protection
- Contractual disputes
Rix & Kay’s Commercial Team is highly ranked by the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 UK
Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP’s “practical, commercial, knowledgeable and efficient” team advised Flint Ink on its acquisition of shares in Druckfarben. It also assisted the inventor of the K1 auto-disable syringe with a £3m funding round. Focus 4 U and New Era UK Holdings are also clients. Bruce Hayter heads the practice, which includes the “very commercially minded” Sara Carpenter and Richard Cripps.
Quote from the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 UK
What the team is known for: Regional firm with expertise across the entire spectrum of corporate work, acting on behalf of clients from a wide range of sectors, including insurance, telecoms, healthcare, retail and construction. Able to provide a full corporate service for both national and international clients.
Strengths: “Their client service levels are very high, their commerciality is excellent and they major on providing value for money,” says a client. Clients praise the team for being “very quick, precise and commercial.”
Notable practitioners: Alan Zeal handles a range of sophisticated corporate transactions, including MBOs and buyins as well as M&A. Market commentators are quick to praise his “very practical and no-nonsense” approach.
Bruce Hayter heads the corporate department and provides M&A advice to those in the construction, insurance and telecoms sectors. Sources say: “He has very strong and deep client relationships, and a good depth of knowledge.”
Tim Sadka is highly experienced in both domestic and international M&A transactions. Impressed commentators note: “His ability to articulate in the law the often complicated needs of his clients is remarkable.”